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March 2019

Alice Holubar, Kiddie Packs, and Frostline DIY Kits: Gender and Families in the Colorado Outdoor Industry

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us to explore the sometimes overlooked and frequently misunderstood accomplishments of Boulder's women this March. Colorado’s outdoorswomen helped to shape the modern culture of outdoor recreation. Alice Holubar, who owned the Boulder-based Holubar Mountaineering in the 1960s, was renowned as an equipment designer and community builder. Margaret Hansson ushered in a new generation of kids into the woods with her design for the Gerry Kiddie Carrier. And while a catalog for a Frostline Do-It-Yourself kit from the 1970s claimed…

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Inclusipedia Edit-a-thon

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Did you know that fewer than 18% of Wikipedia biographical pages are for women? Become part of the movement to include more female voices in history by learning how to add Wikipedia pages for Boulder women overlooked by this massive open-source reference. For the last year we’ve been working hard on Wikis for women and people of color from Boulder’s past and present. You can check out what we've been up to in this recent 5280 article.  At this Edit-A-Thon, we’ll teach…

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Inclusipedia Edit-a-Thon

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CU College of Music, 972 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Did you know only 19% of Wikipedia biographical pages are for women? Become part of the movement to include more female voices in history. Change the narrative by learning how to add and edit Wikipedia pages for Boulder women overlooked by this massive open-source reference. We'll train you and then you can get busy changing the narrative! Stay for a free performance of compositions by African-American women @ 3pm Generous support provided by: City of Boulder Human Relations Commission + Elevations…

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CANCELED: Boulder Conversations with Colleen Cannon

March 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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+++This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled as soon as possible+++ Join us for an evening with Colleen Cannon, former professional triathlete and CEO and founder of Women’s Quest, a multi sport fitness retreat providing athletic and holistic training for women worldwide. Find out how Colleen unintentionally entered her first triathlon in college, placed second, and thus began her career on the triathlon circuit. A former World and National Champion, Colleen now spends her time helping women find happiness through joyful…

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Progressive Activists: The Temperance Women of Boulder

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Elevations Credit Union, 2960 Diagonal Highway
Boulder, CO 80301 United States
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During Women's History Month, learn about the ladies of Boulder's temperance movement - a regularly overlooked and frequently misunderstood part of our city's history. This presentation will introduce you to the trailblazing women of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (and their male allies), as well as explore the personal motivations behind their decades-long progressive campaign that kept the city dry for 60 years. Learn how lessons from this successful 19th Century movement can be applied to modern day social change efforts.…

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Film Screening | “Pioneers”

March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us to explore the sometimes overlooked and frequently misunderstood accomplishments of Boulder's women this March. Capturing the social, racial and gender dynamics of a defining era in American history (1870-1970), 'Pioneers' tells the stories of four Colorado women artists who courageously confronted social stigma and prejudice in their pursuit of equal opportunity and artistic expression. Helen Henderson Chain, Jean Wirt Sherwood, Muriel Sibell Wolle, and Eve Drewelowe - their stories exemplify the important influence that women have had on…

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